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IMMIGRANTS IN INDUSTRIES.

ANTHRACITE COAL MINING.

This report, which was prepared under the direction of the Commission by W. Jett Lauck, superintendent of agents, forms part of the general report of the Immigration Commission on immigrants in industries.

ANTHRACITE COAL MINING.

CONTENTS.

PART I-GENERAL SURVEY OF THE ANTHRACITE COAL MINING

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Members of households for whom detailed information was secured.

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Preparation of the report..

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CHAPTER II.-Racial displacements:

History of immigration..

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Period of residence in the United States of members of immigrant households studied.....

CHAPTER III.-Economic status:

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Industrial condition abroad of members of immigrant households studied..
General occupation of males at the present time in the households studied.
General occupation of women at the present time in the households studied.
Occupations entered in the industry.

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The wage scale. ...

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Annual earnings of male heads of families studied.

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Annual earnings of males 18 years of age or over in the households studied..
Annual earnings of females 18 years of age or over in the households studied.
Annual family income.

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Wives at work.

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Relation between the earnings of husbands and the practice of wives of

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Age classification of members of households studied..

CHAPTER VII.-General progress and assimilation:

Ownership of homes..

Status of children in the households studied.
Citizenship

Ability to speak English

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PART II. THE ANTHRACITE COAL MINING INDUSTRY IN A

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PART I.-GENERAL SURVEY OF THE ANTHRACITE COAL

MINING INDUSTRY.

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